Pleurothallis grayumii Luer 1996 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842 Photo by Adam Karremans

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Carl Luer

Common Name Grayum's Pleurothallis [American discoverer of species and with MOBOT current]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations of 1000 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with short, erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, obovate, obtuse, cuneate below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a congested, .2" [5mm] long, successively single, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising from the ramicaul with imbricating floral bracts.

Synonyms Anathallis grayumii (Luer) Luer 2009; Panmorphia grayumii (Luer) Luer 2006; Specklinia grayumii (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 11(2): 78, f. 16. Luer 1996 drawing; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia grayumii; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Panmorphia grayumii drawing fide to drawing photo has lip differences; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Anathallis grayumii photo fide